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  • Army Green to Air Force Blue

    They say that if you find a job you enjoy, you may never really “work" a day in your life. This is true for one diligent Moody Airman who transitioned from Army National Guard to the Air Force to find the right fit in a job he not only enjoys, but one in which he excels.Finding the perfect fit can

  • BDG brothers bond at same duty station

    Many Airmen consider the hardest part of military life to be family separation. Saying goodbye to a spouse before a deployment, missing another birthday while on a temporary duty, and leaving behind friends at every duty station never gets easier. Most Airmen see it as par for the course; being away

  • “Fight and Save:” French exchange pilot reaches multinational dream

    Allured by the distant chopping of helicopter blades, a young French boy diverts his attention from his television screen to watch native pilots rescue stranded hikers in Southeast France.Glancing back at his favorite show, he notices an American pilot navigating a similar airframe, causing him to

  • Mentorship, a two way street

    Professional athletes, actors and actresses, and even musicians often have one thing in common- mentors. Career Airmen that become chiefs, first sergeants, wing commanders and command chiefs are no different; and The Top 3 organization gave Airmen the opportunity to make these connections when they

  • Moody Veterans: Guardians of Pave Hawks

    The 41st Helicopter Maintenance Unit is responsible for Moody’s HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter fleet, an airframe that has been flown by the Air Force since 1991. In that 25-year span thousands of Airmen have piloted and maintained the aircraft and many HMUs around the world employ retired Pave Hawk

  • AF Global Response Force unit proves combat readiness

    An emergency situation is heating up in an undisclosed location, as violence and hostility erupts in a rash of villages, tensions build. The nation has no choice but to ask the U.S. Air Force for assistance.In order to provide that assistance, the Air Force will task a unique squadron with

  • Pararescueman to be awarded Air Force Cross

    It was his first official mission as a Pararescueman. The blades of the helicopter were spinning as the freezing air of the snowy mountains blew around him. With adrenaline pumping through him, the only thing he could hear were his anxious thoughts of fear and excitement. What he had believed would

  • Vehicle maintainer drives 822d BDS

    Five Airmen bump around in the cabin of their Humvee as the tires make tracks in the unpaved dirt road they’re traveling on. Without warning they begin to skid; careening from side-to-side until the driver is able to safely bring the vehicle to a complete stop.What caused the Humvee to act that way?

  • Flying Tigers celebrate 75 years

    Flying Tigers, past and present, descended on Moody, for the Flying Tiger Reunion, here March 9-11, 2017.The reunion marked the 75th anniversary of Claire Chennault’s all volunteer group and gave attendees the opportunity to celebrate their heritage and share war stories among four generations of

  • 55th RQS: The maintainers that keep HH-60Gs flying

    (This story is part of the “55th RQS series” which highlights the different AFSCs associated with the unit.) The 55th Rescue Squadron conducts training missions on a regular basis, but when the HH-60G Pave Hawk is grounded, a completely different crew handles the aircraft.